Washington D.C. (December 10, 2020) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is proud to announce that Director Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D. has been recognized as a 2020 “Black Leader Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal. As noted by the publication editors, this inaugural award honors “confident, determined, high-performing, purpose-driven professionals who create value for their coworkers, customers, community, and of course the organizations where they contribute their talents.” Ellison was previously recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal as a “Woman Worth Watching” in 2016.

In her personal essay, titled “We Don’t Succeed Alone,” Ellison highlights the efforts of several individuals who have contributed to her success throughout every stage of her career, including Director Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D. She concludes her essay by stating that these individuals demonstrate the “credo of paying it forward,” which she exemplifies by mentoring women and men from various backgrounds.

The fall 2020 issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal featuring the Black Leaders Worth Watching Awards may be viewed here, and Ellison’s profile is featured on page 64 here.

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